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About Macau

  • By Air

  • - Helicopters
    East Asia Airlines and Heli Express Limited co-operates aircraft between the helipads on the Macau and Hong Kong Ferry terminals. Each flight takes only approximately 16 minutes. Macau to Hong Kong service operates from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and the Hong Kong to Macau service operates from 9:30 a.m. to 10:59 p.m.

    The helicopter service between Macau Ferry Terminal and Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, PRC is also provided. The journey takes about 15 minutes at day and approximately 25 minutes at night. Macau to Shenzhen service operates at 9:45 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. and the Shenzhen to Macau service operates at 11:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., and 8:30 p.m.

    Passengers can enquire for flight details from their Hotline: Macau (853) 2872 7288; Hong Kong (852) 2108 9898, Shenzhen: (86) 755-2777 8333 or visit the website:

    - Aircrafts
    Tourists can use the Macau International Airport for travelling to several destinations in the region on direct flights or catch connecting flights to different portsof Asia, Europe or America. The airport is located on Taipa Island and is 15 minutes away from the Macau Ferry Terminal, 20 minutes from the Barrier Gate and only 10 minutes away from the COTAI Frontier Post. It operates 24 hours a day. For detailed information on flight schedules, please dial (853) 2886 1111 or visit

    Reservations on Air Macau flights can be made through telephone number (853) 8396 5555 or website: Air Macau counters are located at the Airport (Departures - 2nd floor) and 398 Alameda Dr. Carlos d'Assumpcao, R/C, Macau. Viva Macau flights can be reserved at Tel: (853) 2871 8880, through their website, or visit their office at 12/F, AIA Tower, No 251A-301, Avenida Comercial De Macau, Macau.

    There are approximately a dozen and a half companies flying to and from Macau, connecting to several cities in Mainland China, Taiwan, Korea and Southeast Asia. (For detailed information on immigration and customs formalities, you can visit the Immigration Services website at

    - Transportation Service
    All major hotels provide pick-up service which can be booked in advance or arranged on arrival. Taxis are air-conditioned and inexpensive, they are freely available at the taxi station outside the Airport. There will be a surcharge of five patacas and each piece of luggage carried in the trunk will cost three patacas.

  • By Sea

  • (1) Hong Kong International Airport Ferry Terminal to Macau Ferry Terminal, Macau
    (2) Hong Kong Ferry Terminal to Macau Ferry Terminal
    Tourists can find quite a number of jetfoils, Catamarans and ferries available, run by TurboJET, First Ferry and the Cotai Strip CotaiJet?.

    - TurboJET
    Journeys will take one hour from Hong Kong to Macau and vice versa operating almost 24 hours. Drinks and snacks are available on board. The ticket prices range from MOP142 in Economy class on weekdays day service to MOP176 Economy class for night service. Tickets in Super class range from MOP244 to MOP275, VIP cabins for 4 to 6 persons are available at prices from MOP976 to MOP1,650. Trips are made between the Hong Kong Ferry Terminal (located in the Shun Tak Centre at Sheung Wan) and the Macau Ferry Terminal (located in the Outer Harbour). For inquiries call Macau (853) 8790 7039 or Hong Kong (852) 2859 3333. For telephone bookings, call Hong Kong (852) 2921 6688. You can also visit the website:

    - First Ferry
    Catamarans from the First Ferry offer roundtrip sailings to and from Macau and Kowloon, arriving at the China (HK) Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui. The journey takes about 60-75 minutes. The ticket price ranges from MOP140 to MOP275. For details, please call Hong Kong (852) 2516 9581 or Macau (853) 2872 6301. You can also visit the website:

    - The Cotai Strip CotaiJet?
    The company runs ferry service between Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal and Macau Taipa Temporary Ferry Terminal. Travel time is approximately 1 hour. Fares range from MOP142 to MOP176 for Class; from MOP244 to MOP275 for First and from MOP1,952 to MOP2,200 for VIP Cabin. Enquiries for schedule and booking please call HK (852) 2359 9990, Macau (853) 2885 0595, or visit the website:

    (3) Shenzhen Ferry Terminal to Macau Ferry Terminal
    The Yuet Tung Shipping Co. offers a ferry service between Macau (at the end of Av. Almeida Ribeiro, Rua das Lorchas, near the Macau Masters Hotel, Pier 11A) and She Kou (Shenzhen). The trip takes about one hour and twenty minutes. Tickets cost MOP129 for adults and MOP78 for children. Please call (853) 2857 4478 for detail.

    TurboJET's service also extends to carrying passengers to and from Shenzhen. The company offers trips between Macau, Shenzhen Airport Fu Yong Ferry Terminal and She Kou. The journeys are about 1 hour. Ticket fares from Macau to Fu Yong Ferry Terminal: MOP196-1,776. Ticket fares between Macau and She Kou: MOP171-1,626 (Adults), MOP75-100 (Children). For more information, please visit

  • By Land

  • There are two gateways available, the Barrier Gate and the COTAI Frontier Post. The Barrier Gate operates from 7:00 AM to midnight. The COTAI Frontier Post at the Taipa-Coloane Reclaimed Area operates from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

    To and from major cities in Grangdong Province, mainland China. The Kee Kwan Motor Road Co. offers an air-conditioned bus service between Macau and major cities in Guangdong Province during 7:15 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Buses depart from the bus stop near the Master Hotel (at the end of Av. Almeida Ribeiro and Rua das Lorchas). Tel: (853) 2893 3888.

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